Barristers of Chambers have extensive experience in obtaining commercial remedies appropriate to a variety of contractual and franchise disputes. This experience is enhanced by complementary practice in areas such as consumer, corporations, equity, and insurance law.
Decisions of interest include:
- Aurizon Network Pty Ltd v Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Ltd & Ors  QSC 163 concerning the plaintiff funding and undertaking construction of works to upgrade the capacity of the plaintiff’s infrastructure network;
- Binaray Pty Ltd (ACN 119 724 211) as trustee for the Allen Family Trust v RAMS Financial Group Pty Limited (ACN 105 207 538)  QSC 165 which was the result of multiple proceedings in the context of a franchise in the banking/lending industry. The question was whether or not, on the proper construction of the franchise agreement, a financial group was obliged to provide certain information to the franchisee;
- Gladstone Area Water Board v AJ Lucas Operations P/L  QCA 287, which concerned the question of whether a binding settlement agreement was reached (to settle some AUD 27 million of claims) following an oral discussion at a meeting. The reasons contained a consideration and application of the principles in Masters v Cameron (1954) 91 CLR 353.